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John Martin: Expert Observer - Bangor Cornet Band member, 1864

Bangor Cornet Band member, 1864 Contributed by Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum Description John Martin (1823-1904), an…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

Online Items Strong School Band, Strong, ca. 1958 Item 67536 infoStrong Historical Society G.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - 1951 School

1951 School Strong School Band, Strong, ca. 1958 Item 67536 infoStrong Historical Society G.

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Main and State streets, Presque Isle, 1929

… Isle Historical Society Description A band forms at the corner of State Street and Main Street in Presque Isle.

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - About Us

Since then the island has banded together to preserve what remains. We have digitized and cataloged photographs, expanded our collection, and…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 1, pages 000-26

… railroad accident, Chicago 1849 Bangor accident Soldiers Monument, Mount Hope Monument dedication Bangor Cornet Band Jesse Freemont candidacy

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 108-128

Small R. W. Rollins Wheelwright & Clark Cornet Band James Dunning Dr. L. B. Morrison Augusta rally

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Bangor Quartette Club, 1849

with a black band and long ends to the bands. ... Their first collars were turn down all uniform but a stand up dickey came in fashion and they made…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - I. Headwaters of a community: Sowacatuck, Chouacoet, and the sea

… often referred to themselves by their family band name. The tribes associated with the Saco River valley were the Pequawket or Pigwacket tribe…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… included political meetings, a turkey dinner, a band concert, a pageant, introduction of candidates and a speech by the National Committeeman, Fred…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Grant-Wilson political rally, Augusta Depot, 1872

… and Maine State Museum Description Bands and supporters from Portland, Bangor, and Augusta met at the Augusta train depot on September 6…

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Historic Clothing Collection - Outerwear 1830-1860

… and voluminous matching cape trimmed with deep bands of cord knotting; a child's turquoise wool cape embroidered with a vine and trapunto-like…

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Early Maine Photography - Occupational Photography

In his ambrotype, Charles Thompson (at left) of South Berwick proudly displays his over-the-shoulder soprano horn, a band instrument of the period.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - VII. Flow and ebb: the effects of industrial peak & global upheaval (1900-1955) - Page 1 of 3

… 18 he founded La Fanfare Painchaud (Painchaud's Band), which would become one of the most famous bands of its time, and played all over New England…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1800-1830 - Page 1 of 2

… frills and a skirt embellished with a wide band of the exceptional white embroidery found on some imported India cottons.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1910-1920 - Page 2 of 2

… satin panels, spread over the shoulders, and bands of heavy lace trimming. The center back shoulder panels form a V above four buttons, which…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - In the beginning, there were the Wabanaki…

At that time, a band of a few dozen Wabanaki families seasonally inhabited Mount Desert Island, headed by Chief Asticou at Manchester Point…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - Adventures in Aroostook County - Page 1 of 3

His Latin teacher would let his band play and practice during study hall. His favorite subjects were music and ancient history.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War/Reconstruction Era as Experienced in Biddeford & Saco - Page 13 of 17

… “Believe us when we say, there was never a band of more willing hearts and hands, than those employed in making up these small packages; and we…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - II. Ripples of change: European exploration & settlement at Winter Harbor - Page 2 of 2

… especially for furs, but relations with area bands were uneasy. The settlers encroached on the native hunting grounds and set nets which interfered…

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… was a gifted musician, playing the brass in local bands, and singing in the choir at the Methodist church.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Picnic, Fort Point Light, and Fort Pownal, 1865

… paying us a visit from Harrison Maine we had no band of Music as is usual on such occasions ..." Martin, his wife, Clara, and their children, Ada…

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1800-1830 - Page 2 of 2

An applied wide wavy band of satin decorates the hemline. Sally Holmes was the wife of Senator John Holmes, one of Maine's first senators.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1890-1900 - Page 3 of 3

… black and red to match the standing collar, and bands embellishing the asymmetrical jacket front opening.